The news that Alan Rickman will be portraying Hilly Kristal in a new CBGB biopic half excited us, then half scared us yesterday. He'll be good, but Lordy, who is going to play Debbie Harry? And The Ramones? Those are big shoes to fill... So we comforted ourselves with this -- a list of our top 10 fa ... More >>
Lil Debbie, the exiled stylist and sidekick from Kreayshawn's White Girl Mob, has busted out on her own -- sorta. She's paired up with Riff Raff, a cornrowed dude from Los Angeles who first popped up on the second season of the Jamie Foxx-produced VH1 reality series From G's to Gents, for a song and ... More >>
Fact: it is impossible to fight crazy. So what the hell are the radio stations of Malaysia thinking, going up against Lady Gaga? Apparently they've taken her new LGBT-empowerment anthem, "Born This Way" and removed all the, uh, LGBT content. Way to miss the whole point of the song, Malaysia! Gaga ... More >>
Frankie Norstadâ€‹SF Sketchfest brings together amazing comics in from all over the U.S., but the best news is we also get a couple of locally-grown superstars this weekend at the Punch Line when Brent Weinbach and Moshe Kasher take the stage (Thursday 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. ... More >>
Michael Jackson in 1987 I'm not trying to be cynical or morbid here, but Michael Jackson's death was the best thing to happen to him in years. In death, Michael lives on forever. He has now joined the ancestors, among them musical icons like Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Jacki ... More >>
Peter Berg sends Foxx to fight the enemy over there
Exiled in retirement after Fajitagate, ex–Police Chief Earl Sanders has re-emerged with a fresh account of the infamous Zebra murders. And his critics are on the warpath.
... But it's not perfect. Jennifer Hudson nails it as a well-worn tale struggles to transcend the Ray model.
Only one other player was chosen lower in the draft than Vickiel Vaughn. But the 49ers rookie still believes he can reach his NFL dream.
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Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic
As Ray Charles, Jamie Foxx turns an ordinary bio into an extraordinary one
When Tom Cruise plays the bad guy, the results aren't very good
Breakin' All the Rules packs all the fun of a mediocre sitcom
Underground-hero-turned-MTV-darling Twista brings his "Slow Jamz" to the Fillmore
Comics skewer our weird year
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Protected by a badge, Denzel (finally!) swaggers through L.A.'s mean streets
Any Given Sunday
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